MDC Partners hires vice president of investor relations

Apr 08, 2021
Michaela Pewarski joined the company in mid-March

MDC Partners has hired Michaela Pewarski as its vice president of investor relations, as the company prepares for its merger with The Stagwell Group.

Pewarski joined the company on March 15 and works with Mark Penn, the company’s chair and CEO, as well as its general counsel and finance teams.

Prior to her appointment, investor relations tasks had been shared across several functions, a company spokesperson tells IR Magazine. The appointment ‘represents a commitment to enhanced investor engagement’ ahead MDC Partners’ deal to merge with The Stagwell Group, the spokesperson says.

Pewarski most recently served as the director of investor relations, FP&A and corporate development at Afiniti. She has also held equity research and sales roles, working for both Credit Suisse and Macquarie Group.

‘I’m extremely excited to increase the visibility of MDC Partners with the investment community during this pivotal time in the company’s growth,’ Pewarski says in a press release. ‘Our proposed combination with The Stagwell Group will create a truly unique, at scale mix of creative talent and digital expertise, making us a key digital transformation partner to clients as we broaden our capabilities and reach. I look forward to sharing this story with investors.’ 

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